Gov. declares day of remembrance for Sandy Hook victims

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OKLAHOMA CITY – In honor of the victims and families in the Newtown, Connecticut shooting, Gov. Mary Falling has declared Friday a day of remembrance in Oklahoma. 

She is asking Oklahomans to observe the day with a moment of silence, reflection or prayer. 

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy asked other states to join them in the day of remembrance for those in the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting. 

“As Oklahomans, our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the victims, their families and the entire community of Newtown, Connecticut,” Fallin said. “I encourage all Oklahomans to take time to observe this day with a moment of silence, a moment of prayer or reflection for the families and innocent victims of this horrible tragedy.”

The governor is encouraging Oklahomans to join her in wearing green Friday, the Sandy Hook school color, in remembrance of the fallen.

Click here to read a copy of the proclamation.